Friday, 16 June 2017

Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th June

Warmer 9 - 24C lengthy spells of sunshine with a light easterly wind turning westerly and increasing in strength

Thursday 15th June

Regency Gardens - Blackcap, red admiral butterfly

Marton Drive - Swift, swallow

Stanley Park - 2 Great crested grebes

Heron's Reach golf course - Cetti's warbler

Kipling Fields - Large skipper butterfly

Marton Mere LNR - Common tern, kestrel, buzzard, 2 Cetti's warblers, 6 house martins, 2 sand martins, 2 linnets, 2 oystercatchers

Wednesday 14th June

Solaris Centre - Amblyteles armatorius parasitic wasp, many broad centurion hoverflies

Washington Avenue - 2 Buzzards (over), 4 swifts, 2 house martins, swallow - Recently 10-spot ladybird, 2-spot ladybird

Stanley Park - 2 Coal tits, 2 juvenile grey wagtails, 4 adult + 1 juvenile great crested grebes

Heron's Reach golf course - 45 Marsh orchids, common spotted orchid, 10 bee orchids, Cetti's warbler

Kipling Fields - 100 Marsh orchids

Marton - Small tortoiseshell, speckled wood, 2 holly blue butterflies

Marton Mere LNR - Great crested grebe, sparrowhawk, kestrel, 3 Cetti's warblers
Small tortoiseshell
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